Openreach starts roll-out of dark fibre product

Openreach has begun to roll out a dark fibre product across the UK, enabling communications service provider (CSP) customers to use their own electronics to light fibre backhaul cables, speeding up the wider national roll-out…

The $10bn question: Why is the US government’s…

The long-overdue conclusion of the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) search for a single supplier to fulfil the terms of its controversial $10bn, decade-long cloud contract looks like it could be dragged out even longer.…

BA IT systems failure results in cancelled flights…

An unspecified systems issue affecting British Airways’ (BA) check-in procedures has forced the airline to cancel and delay flights departing from its London airports. A brief post on the company website confirmed that the airline…

Podcast: The Computer Weekly Downtime Upload – episode…

Sergey Nivens - stock.adobe.com In this week’s episode of the Computer Weekly Downtime Upload Podcast, Brian McKenna and Caroline Donnelly are joined once more by networking editor Alex Scroxton to discuss the past week in…

Boris Johnson has 12 months to reform broadband…

Prime minister Boris Johnson must prioritise action on fibre tax reform, wayleaves, new-build homes and digital and engineering skills if he is to have any hope of fulfilling his pledge to achieve nationwide full-fibre broadband…